1601, 2019

Professional management on the cards for Old East Precinct

Atterbury to manage The Village as part of Old East Precinct from 1 Feb 2019 At the beginning of December last year Atterbury announced its novel new plans for invigorating the Hazelwood business and leisure precinct from The Club to The Village. Named Old East Precinct, this contemporary mix of urban and suburban districts is referred to as a “surban” region in modern development parlance. Atterbury’s vision for Old East Precinct conjures up feelings of a surban village in which residents and visitors stroll around leisurely, visit restaurants and cafés, work and live. According to Zandri Wells, Atterbury’s asset manager [...]

1501, 2019

In his own words – Angus Taylor on “Son of the soil”

As you approach Atterbury’s head office Die Klubhuis in Pretoria, you will see him, standing across the road, contemplating the world; his massive bulk rising three times the height of a human above the pavement that he seems to have grown from. He is the “Son of the soil – kinders van hierdie klippe”, and he was created from African rock dating back billions of years. Sculptor Angus Taylor told us all about his latest public artwork. Some years ago, I began a composite portrait study based on the general measurements and characteristics of the people that help me create [...]

401, 2019

A heritage home for Atterbury Western Cape

Atterbury’s Cape office in the winelands is getting an exciting new home this year. We hear all the details from Gerrit van den Berg, head of development of Atterbury Western Cape. Why the decision to move the Stellenbosch office? The decision to move was based purely on additional space required; we’ve simply outgrown the current premises. Although we love our location, and the look and feel of the office, we need more. Our current office only has one boardroom and one small bathroom. Both the bathroom and kitchen area can only be accessed through the boardroom. This has caused some [...]

1612, 2018

Black Friday just gets better

Black Friday continues to be a growing retail trend. The total foot count for shoppers at Mall of Africa over the Black Friday weekend was 231 269 people and total vehicles from Friday to Sunday were 54 366. Of the 16 907 people detected on Black Friday, 7 657 (45%) were new shoppers to the mall. These visitors spent approximately 170 minutes inside Mall of Africa, visiting at least three shops on average. Most Black Friday shoppers visited Game, the banking court, Checkers, Starbucks, Dion Wired and Wimpy. Some of the store stats: Game saw a 30% increase year-on-year Dion Wired experienced a 10% [...]

1412, 2018

The Invitational Golf Day thrives on helping others

Created by Atterbury Property stalwart and Atterbury Trust study bursary alumnus Gerhard van der Westhuizen and presented by him and Rayno Strauss, the popular Invitational Golf Day has once again secured essential care for select charities and a cancer-stricken child in desperate need. In conjunction with Jacaranda FM's Good Morning Angels, The Invitational Golf Day has secured funds for Atterbury Trust, Sunflower Fund and Karla Kriel, an eight-year-old girl from Meyerton who requires assistance with her courageous fight against kidney cancer. Hosted for the fourth year running on 20 November 2018, this unique and well-supported charity drive is the brainchild [...]

712, 2018

Deck the halls…

It’s been a breakthrough year at Atterbury’s malls across South Africa and in the neighbouring countries. We got the highlights from asset managers Zandri Wells, Adelene van der Westhuizen and Catherine Bosman and found out what special festive treats shoppers can expect to find… Describe a couple of the malls’ highlights from the past year. Zandri Wells, Flamwood Walk, Klerksdorp:  We had a Dirt Run with an obstacle course on the open field behind the centre, with cool prizes for teams and individuals; the annual Community Concert on 8 December is always very popular, with live music and a beer [...]

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